Together, we've said, “thank you,” nearly seven million times in six years. This year, we’re adding another way to thank our heroes and their families. Please join us by sharing your story.



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Happy to help, Matthew


Eight-year U.S. Army Reserves veteran, Matthew, has been in the hospital for a bleed that doctors are working to find and is causing him pain. After completing surgery, he’s not supposed to be on his feet for lengthy periods of time. Applebee’s Thank You Movement provided a microwave to help Matthew heat foods quickly. “He’ll Read More


Happy to help, Henry


At 96 years old, one of storied Navy veteran Henry’s favorite pastimes is playing cribbage with his son and daughter. But his set was beat up and missing a few pieces, and seeing the board was getting more difficult as Henry’s eyesight declined. So his son, a pastor, veteran and Applebee’s fan himself, requested a Read More


Happy to help, Brenda


Eight-year U.S. Army veteran Brenda suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain caused by fibromyalgia. A resident of Uniontown, AL, Brenda served from 1985 to 1993, including a six-month assignment refueling aircraft at a Kuwait airfield during Operation Desert Storm. To help her pursue a two-year degree in office administration, Applebee’s Thank You Movement Read More

Thank You Movement


Thank You Movement

Being a military veteran myself, I want to thank all who have served, are serving currently, and will serve in the future. You are truly my heroes.

LaBeth Sasse:

Thank you for all the sacrifices both you and you families make for our freedom.

Travis Wood:

As an Airman, I would like to thank all my brothers and sisters of all branches. You make it worth it.

Kerry Ann Unrein:

Thank you for be willing to put your lives on hold to defend our every freedom.


Thanks for keeping us safe

Gretchen Bartelson:

Your service means so much to me!


Thank you so much, bless you all.

Colby Andrews:

I thank you and I am joining

Colby Andrews:

I thank you and I am joining

Dana & Allen:

Thank you for your service!!!

Matt Fitzsimmons:

thank you so very much

The Spicer Family:

Thank you

John Goodwin Sr.:

Thank you for all that you do.


Thank you so much for sacrificing everything you had so i wouldn’t have to. You have made my life the way it is, and i thank you for the freedom.


thanks to you men and women who put your lives on the line to protect people you dont even know such as my self. thank you!!

Anita Plecha:

Thank You

Kraus Family:

Thank you for your dedication and service.

Kimberly Williams:

thank you so much!

Tracy Ludeman:

Thank you!!

Avery Pitman:

thank you for your service!

Mr. Brayton Allen Dickey:

Thanks for your fries and ribs

Mechele Bruner:

thanks Applebee’s

Trisha Joy Holbein:

Thanks for my freedom!




Thank you for all you’ve done


Thank you for all you’ve done


Thanks for your service

Ricardo Chinstrap:

YO thanks


Thanks to all of our military

Larry Conley:

Thank you

Larry Conley:

Thank you

Lori & Emily:

Thanks to all our troops!



PFC Fredman, Nicole:

Thank you to my fellow soldiers for sacrificing your life for our countries freedom and especially out lives! Thats why I am proud to serve my country and honor those here in this beautiful country we live.

Sheryl Howarth:

Thank you!!!!

Jennifer & Maya:

Thank you for giving of yourselves to provide us with our continued freedom.

Samantha Hirsch:

Thank you so much for defending our country!!

Danielle steffenhagen:

thank you so much for your dedication!

brian halbach:

thank you


You like your ancestors in the defense of our country give us the freedom we love.

Wayland Strickland:

Thank you for your sacrifices that many will never understand.


thank u


thank u

robert dillingham:

From one vet to another. Thank you for your service.


Thanks for all you do!

Jamie smith:

Thank you to all who have served past present and future. My god bless you and your family’s through the journey you experience.


So grateful for all of our military men, women, and their families. No amount of thanks is enough for the sacrifices you make!


Thank you for your service. You are greatly appreciated.

Karen Martin:

Thanks for everything that you all do, and your families


thank you